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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| BAY ROBERTS |
A thriving village on the north shore of Conception Bay, district of Harbor Grace. The greater number of the inhabitants spend the summer at the Labrador to carry on the cod fishery, returning in the autumn. It has only one street, the houses are all built facing the bays and are nearly all of wood. It is a post town and a port of entry. Distant from Harbor Grace by road 8 miles, from Portugal Cove, by steamer 3 times a week, 20 miles, fare $1.40; from St. John's, by steamer and stage, 30 miles, fare $2.40; by road 53 miles. Mail tri-weekly. Population 1000.
Bags, Henry, fisherman Bags Joseph, carpenter Bags Richard, fisherman Bursell W.H., school teacher Bartlett Mrs., wid William Bartlett Isaac, ship owner Butler Thomas, fisherman Calpin, Charles, blacksmith Calpin Josiah, blacksmith Calpin Thomas, importer Culleton James, hotel Daw Samuel, of John, planter Dawe Robert, shop owner Dawe Samuel, ship owner Delaney, James, fisherman Delaney John, fisherman Delaney John, fisherman Delaney Mark, fisherman Delaney Mark, jun, fisherman Delaney Mark, planter Delaney Martin, fisherman Delaney Patrick, fisherman Delaney Patrick, planter Delaney Richard, fisherman Delaney Thomas, fisherman Delaney William, fisherman Elmsley George of James Orr & Co., resides at St. John's Evans John, fisherman Evans Robert, fisherman Evans William, fisherman Flynn David, fisherman French Abraham, fisherman French Charles, fisherman Green W.S., M.H.A., importer and general merchant Hierlihy George W., preventive officer Hoods Mrs. Elizabeth, wid James Keefe Edward, blacksmith Keefe Henry, blacksmith Keefe John, school teacher Kurley Abraham, , fisherman Kurley John, fisherman Kurley Mrs. M., wid Samuel Kurley Thomas, fisherman MacDonadl Ricahrd, bookkeeper Mercer Abram, fisherman Mercer Benjamin, fisherman Mercer Charles, fisherman Mercer Christopher, fisherman Mercer Eli, fisherman Mercer Elijah, fisherman Mercer Emanuel, fisherman Mercer Isaac, fisherman Mercer James, fisherman Mercer John, fisherman Mercer Lorenzo, fisherman Mercer Samuel, fisherman Mercer Stafford, fisherman Mercer William, fisherman Mercer Charles, fisherman Mercer William, fisherman Mersey Christopher, fisherman MOORE JOSEPH T., hotel keeper and school teacher Murphy Miss Anatasia, dressmaker Norman Abraham, fisherman Norman Daniel, fisherman Norman Edward, fisherman Norman J., fisherman Norman Thomas, fisherman Nosery Isaac, fisherman Noseworthy Isaac, fisherman O'Neil Philip, fisherman ORR JAMES & CO., dry goods, grocers and general merchants Parsons, Stephen, shop owner Russell Charles, fisherman Russell Edward, jun, fisherman Russell Edward, sen., fisherman Russell Henry, fisherman Russell Isiah, fisherman Russell John, fisherman Russell Joseph, fisherman Russell Stephen, jun., fisherman Russell Stephen, sen., fisherman Russell William, jun., fisherman Russell William, sen., fisherman Shears rev. William C. ch. Of England SIMPSON ROBERT, general importer and commission merchant Snow Abner Snow Charles, fisherman Snow Edward, fisherman Snow John, fisherman Snow Joseph, fisherman Snow Lot, fisherman Taylor R.H., accountant Tencher Isaac, fisherman Vie William, sailmaker Wilcox Benjamin, fisherman Wilcox Edward, fisherman
The entries have been transcribed as
they appear in the 1871 Lovell's directory.
Over the years, many of the names have become
colloquialized or spelled differently.
Contributed and Transcribed by: Laura Russell
Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)
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